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Major funding awarded for research on drugs taken during pregnancy

Pharmacists and physicians will be looking at prescription and illicit drugs taken during pregnancy to evaluate risks to mothers and their fetuses.

Pharmacy students learn TB screening

Ninety-one UW pharmacy students became certified in TB screening through collaborative training from the State Department of Public Health, the Washington State Pharmacy Association and the UW School of Pharmacy.

Study shows naloxone kits cost-effective in preventing overdose deaths

Giving heroin users kits with the overdose antidote naloxone can help save lives. Efforts are under way to make similar kits available for prescription opioid users.

Leadership award given to late Pharmacy Dean Emeritus Sid Nelson

Nelson, and several other School of Pharmacy alumni, were honored for their contributions to their profession, their patients and their community at large.

Academic-industry partnership forms for drug development

The School of Pharmacy and pharmaceutical companies will study the body’s drug transporters to map interactions and individualize therapy.

Grant to Schools of Pharmacy, Public Health creates graduate research certificate

The program will hone students’ investigative skills in comparing the benefits and risks of different treatment choices.

Shifting the pharmaceutical care model in Hong Kong

One of the world’s most densely settled places, Hong Kong is restructuring pharmacy practice to meet the healthcare needs of its populace.

Pharmacy students impress judges with clinical knowledge at New Orleans competition

Students Stephanie Friedman and Linda Lei put their pharmaceutical expertise to the test at a national competition, and won first place.

UW scientist gets major boost in search for HIV vaccine

Dr. Shiu-Lok Hu and his colleagues are looking to generate protective antibodies targeting a part of the HIV virus that binds to immune cells. This segment is widely considered to be the Achilles heel of the virus

Pharmacy students lead Honduran medical brigade

Twenty-nine UW pharmacy students, along with some faculty members,alumni and health professionals from other fields, offered a free, temporary clinic in Joya Grande. When they arrived, a long line of Honduran villagers were waiting to welcome them.

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